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Mets' Jacob DeGrom Ticketed for N.L. Rookie of the Year, Future Stardom

Bleacherreport.com  -  There was no hype engulfing him. There was no big fanbase clamoring for his arrival. There was hardly a track record to even support such things.Jacob deGrom was not even on top-100 prospect lists and could barely crack the top-10 within his own organization. Now, as the season comes to a close and the award cases are put through the grinder, deGrom is front and center as one of the few brig 1 day 20 hours

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How Huge Giants-Dodgers Clash Has Changed the NL Playoff Picture

Bleacherreport.com  -  For the first time in a decade, the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers are locked in a heavyweight bout, with the National League West on the line. Since 2005, the hated rivals have never been fewer than seven games apart when one team won the division. In other words, the rivalry has been mostly one-sided, though the winning side has fluctuated. This year, the fight is on.Giv 1 day 22 hours

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As Clayton Kershaw Paints His Masterpiece, Can the NL MVP Award Be Far Behind?

Bleacherreport.com  -  LOS ANGELES — Did you hear that?"I heard it," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says."Totally," says Padres radio analyst Bob Scanlan, the former big-league pitcher.It is the sound of the angels' choir here in what they call Blue Heaven. The voices have now shifted from hosannas toward the left-handed deity that is Clayton Kershaw into a chorus of deep despair.San Diego's Yangervis Solarte has 4 days

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No-Quit Miami Marlins Making Late Push for Final NL Wild Card

Bleacherreport.com  -  Sorry to begin with a dictionary definition, but...Merriam-Webster defines "fish story" as, "A story that is so strange or surprising that it seems very unlikely to be true."Sounds precisely like the tale the Miami Marlins are trying to write in 2014.Entering the season, most experts pegged the Marlins to finish at or near the bottom of the pack. And for much of the year they've lived up, or 7 days

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Buster Posey's MVP-like tear has the Giants contending in the NL West again

Sports.yahoo.com  -  In San Francisco, they never stopped calling him M-V-Posey. But these days, you can expect the chants to be a little louder when Buster Posey excites the fans at AT&T Park.The San Francisco Giants are right back in contention in the NL West again, after falling as many 5 1/2 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers just a few weeks ago. And Buster Posey, their franchise cornerstone, has been a huge p 9 days

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Cardinals' Bad-Blood Sweep of Pirates Makes Strong Statement to NL Central

Bleacherreport.com  -  This might very well be the most critical and telling week of the St. Louis Cardinals’ long regular season.And less than halfway into it, they have already made a statement that is ringing across the National League Central.The Cardinals, the defending division champions, completed a sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday with a walk-off 1-0 win in a game that dripped with tension and 13 days

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The Grand Slam: Cardinals take over first place in NL Central from Brewers

Sports.yahoo.com  -  For the first time this season, the St. Louis Cardinals are alone in first place in the NL Central.That might seem untrue, since we've grown so accustomed to these modern Cardinals as the class of the division, but this year hasn't been a gimme by any means. The Milwaukee Brewers have been the surprise team of the 2014 season, and the Cardinals have been chasing them in the NL Central for months. 14 days

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Don't Give Up on the NL Central Yet

Bleacherreport.com  -  Most analysts are content in waiving the white flag in regards to the Pittsburgh Pirates winning the division. They shouldn’t be so quick to concede the top spot in the National League Central. Not yet, at least.The Pirates currently sit six games out of first with a little more than five weeks left in the season. A recently ended seven-game losing streak has forced the Pirates down a notch 26 days

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